1. Articles in category: Life Sciences

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    1. Amarantus Biosciences Awarded Research Grant by Center of Excellence in

      Explore PR Newswire (Oct 17 2012)

      Amarantus BioSciences, Inc. (OTCQB: AMBS), a biotechnology company developing new treatments for brain-related disorders including Parkinson's disease and Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) centered on its unique proprietary anti-apoptotic therapeutic protein known as MANF, today announced a Translational Research Grant award from the University of Massachusetts' Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute's Center of Excellence in Apoptosis Research (CEAR).  The Institute is a joint research venture of Baystate Medical Center and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Investigators will exploit publicly available genomics databases to identify potentially new therapeutic targets for MANF-based therapeutics, and then validate those hypotheses in cell-based laboratory ...

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Baystate Health   Springfield

    2. UMass Amherst to get new $85 million science building

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 2 2012)

      UMass Amherst to get new $85 million science building

      Gov. Deval L. Patrick on Tuesday announced the release of $607 million for capital investments in the University of Massachusetts system, including $85 million for a new state of the art physical science building on the UMass Amherst campus.

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Edward F. Blaguszewski

    3. UMass to study Western Massachusetts life sciences industry thanks to $308000

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 26 2012)

      UMass to study Western Massachusetts life sciences industry thanks to $308000

      The University of Massachusetts Amherst will inventory all the biotechnology capabilities in Western Massachusetts – including the area’s precision manufacturers and the Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute in Springfield – with a $308,000 grant from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Massachusetts Life Sciences Center   Baystate Health

    4. PVLSI Announces Licensing Agreement of Intellectual Property to Seahorse Bioscience, Inc. | Office of News & Media Relations | UMass Amherst

      Explore University of Massachusetts Amherst (Aug 21 2012)

      PVLSI Announces Licensing Agreement of Intellectual Property to Seahorse Bioscience, Inc. | Office of News & Media Relations | UMass Amherst

      Seahorse Biosciences has licensed a patent, titled “Methods, Compositions and Kits for Assaying Mitochondrial Function,” developed in the laboratory of Dr. Nagendra Yadava, the John Adams Investigator at the Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute (PVLSI) and Alejandro Heuck, an assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Massachusetts Technology Collaborative   Baystate Health

    5. H-1B visas rare in the Pioneer Valley, but are used to fund job training | masslive.com#incart_river_default

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 23 2012)

      H-1B visas rare in the Pioneer Valley, but are used to fund job training | masslive.com#incart_river_default

      Where Springfield shines is in taking advantage of the American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act funded by the visa requests, Ruiz said.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Baystate Health

    6. Tax incentives for life science companies announced - Mass High Tech Business News

      Explore masshightech.com (Jul 23 2012)

      Companies have until Oct. 25 to submit applications, which can be be submitted online. Information sessions will be held over the summer in various locations for
      potential applicants, with dates and locations on the MLSC website.

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      Mentions:   Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

    7. NSF Day at Holyoke Community College

      Explore nsf.gov (Jul 11 2012)

      National Science Foundation and Holyoke Community College will be holding a one-day workshop on Tuesday, July 17, 2012. The workshop will be specifically focused on NSF programs of interest to community colleges. We want to extend an invitation to you and to anyone else at your institution who would like to attend this workshop and learn more about the NSF and its programs.

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      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Holyoke

    8. Mass Life Sciences Center launches new accelerator - Mass High Tech Business News

      Explore masshightech.com (Jul 9 2012)

      Mass Life Sciences Center launches new accelerator - Mass High Tech Business News

      MLSC launched the program in 2009 as a way to help startup businesses who need
      working capital or funding to pay for capital assets. A loan of up to $1 million
      per company is provided, an increase from the maximum amount of $750,000 offered
      in the past.

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      Mentions:   Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

    9. Officials praise economic-jobs bill

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Jul 2 2012)

      Officials praise economic-jobs bill

      The bill was authored by Chicopee representative Joe Wagner and passed the House of Representatives in May.  It proposes to invest $50 million in infrastructure improvement and another $10 million in workforce development. For every dollar of state investment toward innovation projects, the bill requires $3 dollars of federal or private investment.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Chicopee

    10. Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray hails Microtest Laboratories in Agawam as example of growth in life science industry

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 15 2012)

      Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray hails Microtest Laboratories in Agawam as example of growth in life science industry

      Lt. Gov. Timothy P. Murray this week hailed Microtest Laboratories Inc. as an example of the growth that is possible for life science businesses in West Massachusetts after taking a tour of its facilities.  “What struck me is the potential for growth,” Murray said.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Massachusetts Life Sciences Center   Holyoke Community College

    11. Marie Curie Actions - Boosting research careers - European Commission

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      Marie Curie Actions - Boosting research careers - European Commission

      The Marie Curie Actions are European research grants available to researchers regardless of their age, gender or nationality. In addition to generous fellowships, researchers have the possibility to gain experience abroad and in the private sector, and to complete their training with other competences or disciplines that may be useful for their careers. In this website you will learn more about those grants that promote excellence and innovation in Europe.

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    12. Seahorse Bioscience raises $9.4M

      Explore masshightech.com (May 22 2012)

      Seahorse Bioscience raises $9.4M

      Seahorse is one of a group of companies that is expanding in the western Massachusetts life sciences hub, with a biomanufacturing plant in Chicopee that it acquired from Innovative Microplate Inc. seven years ago.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Baystate Health   Amherst

    13. UMass researchers solve gecko superpower mystery, invent 'Geckskin'

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      UMass researchers solve gecko superpower mystery, invent 'Geckskin'

      Now, researchers at University of Massachusetts in Amherst have unlocked that mystery. And that has led to the invention of “Geckskin,” a fabric-like device with amazing holding power they hope will have significant commercial appeal.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   The Republican

    14. Diabetes researcher Dr. Sabyasachi Sen shares insight

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 27 2012)

      Diabetes researcher Dr. Sabyasachi Sen shares insight Dr. Sen, an endocrinologist in the endocrine and diabetes division at Baystate Medical Center as well as an award-winning diabetes researcher, talks about the importance of prevention and early treatment for diabetes in this interview. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Baystate Health   Springfield

    15. National Science Foundation (NSF) News - Researchers 'Print' Polymers That Bend Into 3-D Shapes

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      National Science Foundation (NSF) News - Researchers 'Print' Polymers That Bend Into 3-D Shapes

      Christian Santangelo, Ryan Hayward and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently employed photographic techniques and polymer science to develop a new technique for printing two-dimensional sheets of polymers that can fold into three-dimensional shapes when water is added. The technique may lead to wide ranging practical applications from medicine to robotics

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    16. Microtest manufactures celiac cure on behalf of a Cambridge company

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      Microtest manufactures celiac cure on behalf of a Cambridge company

      Richter said Microtest has about 100 employees doing both manufacturing and contract laboratory work. The company plans to open another laboratory suite at its Agawam facility soon and that opening might result in more hiring.

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      Mentions:   The Republican   Microtest

    17. Pittsfield Boosting science in the Berkshires

      Explore Home - Berkshire Eagle Online (Dec 22 2011)

      The president and chief executive officer of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center said she and her staff want to foster more developments in Western Massachusetts and Berkshire County. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

    18. UMass graduate students hoping to make science fun for everyone

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      UMass graduate students hoping to make science fun for everyone “It’s such a different format, it’s not meant for scientists,” Goodwin said. The program features a speaker who talks for about ten or 15 minutes. There’s a musical interlude – with music written by graduate student Mike Rosario - allowing time for audience members to submit questions and there’s also a game that ends the program that pokes fun at scientists, she said, who use jargon that few understand. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   The Republican

    19. Mass. Life Sciences Center opens applications for fall loans

      Explore masshightech.com (Nov 14 2011)

      Mass. Life Sciences Center opens applications for fall loans The fall round of the Accelerator Loan Program from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) is taking applications for the loans to early stage life sciences companies that could be worth up to $750,000 each (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Life Sciences Center   Life Sciences Center

    20. Westfield State University's Nitza Hidalgo among Latino educators honored by Massachusetts for Hispanic Heritage Month

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 2 2011)

      Westfield State University's Nitza Hidalgo among Latino educators honored by Massachusetts for Hispanic Heritage Month Hidalgo’s journey to success wasn’t always so clear. Due to unforeseen circumstances, Hidalgo dropped out of high school at age 15, eventually returning to complete her diploma through night school. After receiving her high-school diploma, she took many years off, which included working as a paraprofessional, before finally enrolling at Hunter College of the City University of New York. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Westfield State University   Westfield

    21. Start-up advances to money round - BostonHerald.com

      Explore Home - BostonHerald.com (Oct 19 2011)

      Start-up advances to money round - BostonHerald.com “Our key thing is getting public support of this product, but it also would help us move forward with our clinical development and the insurance reimbursement pathway,” founder and CEO Brian Mullen said. “It would help us to reach out to doctors and other caregivers of kids with autism and bring them into the process with us.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Therapeutic Systems

    22. EDC Assesses Regional Competitiveness

      Explore From the EDC (Oct 14 2011)

        The EDC commissioned CWS Consulting Group to assess ten regional industry sectors for growth and investment potential. CWS used the western Mass section of a 2008 statewide study by Moran Stahl & Boyer commissioned by the Massachusetts Alliance for Economic Development (“MassEcon”) as its starting point and assessed changes and opportunities that have arisen since then. This study achieved two objectives for us. It addressed our competitiveness against a regional peer group and it helped us improve our understanding of the internal workings of the sectors as part of our Homefield Advantage program. The study identified regional competitive advantages in the ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Office of Business Development   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts   Homefield Advantage

    23. Mass. colleges make updated science buildings a priority

      Explore masshightech.com (Sep 29 2011)

      If infrastructure is a visible sign of investing in STEM education, Massachusetts universities appear to be on board. Both the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and the University of Massachusetts Amherst have plans to build science buildings with lab space on campus. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    24. UMass receives $20 million grant from National Science Foundation

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      UMass receives $20 million grant from National Science Foundation The University of Massachusetts Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing has received a five year $20-million grant from the National Science Foundation to continue work it began when the center was first created five years ago. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Technical Community College   Mount Holyoke College

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